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CSS animation-name Property

Last Updated : 10 Apr, 2024
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The animation-name property in CSS is a crucial part of defining animations. It is used to specify the name of the @keyframes that describe the animation.

Understanding the Animation-Name Property

The animation-name property in CSS is used to connect an element to a set of keyframes. The keyframes describe the animation’s sequence of changes.


animation-name: keyframename|none|initial|inherit;

Property Value: The animation-name property value are listed below:

  • keyframename: This property is used to specify the name of the keyframe which need to bind with selector.
  • none: It is the default value. It is used to specify that there will be no animation.
  • initial: This property is used to set this property to its default value.
  • inherit: This property is used to inherits this property from its parent element.

Example: In this example, we are using the above-explained property.

<!DOCTYPE html>
        CSS | animation-name Property
        body {
            text-align: center;
            width: 70%;

        h1 {
            color: green;

        div {
            width: 50px;
            height: 50px;
            background: green;
            position: relative;
            -webkit-animation: geeks 5s infinite;
            -webkit-animation-delay: 2s;
            animation: geeks 5s infinite;
            animation-delay: 2s;

        @-webkit-keyframes geeks {
            from {
                left: 0%;

            to {
                left: 80%;

        @keyframes geeks {
            from {
                left: 0px;

            to {
                left: 80%;

        #one {
            animation-direction: alternate-reverse;

        @keyframes text {
            from {
                margin-left: 60%;

            to {
                margin-left: 0%;

    <h2>animation-name property</h2>
    <div class="gfg"></div>

Output: Supported Browser: The browser supported by animation-name property are listed below:

  • Google Chrome 43.0 and above
  • Edge 12.0 and above
  • Firefox 16.0 and above
  • Opera 30.0 and above
  • Safari 9.0 and above

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